Griselda San Martin

Deported musician Jose Marquez poses for a photograph that a visitor is taking of his family from across the border wall at Friendship Park, the only federally established binational meeting place along the 2,000-mile border dividing the United States and Mexico on May 15, 2016. Marquez has not been able to hug his daughter Susana in 14 years, since he was deported from the United States after living and working in San diego for 18 years © Griselda San Martin

Griselda San Martin is a Spanish documentary photographer based in New York City. She is a graduate of the International Center of Photography’s Documentary Photography program and holds an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Colorado. Griselda is interested in in-depth stories exploring trans-national issues focusing on borders, cultures, and identities, and challenging the popular assumptions that dominate media discourses.

All images © Griselda San Martin